09-23-2013, 07:02 PM
"Only if you want to."
She handed the heavier bag to Alex. Once David was back in his office, and Mary and Alex were quite a ways down the hall, she said to her son, "You needn't be proper around me, darling." She opened the door into his room and put the luggage she was carrying on the floor near the bed. "Anything else you want to talk about, Alex?"